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This documentary, in the form of a satellite map, examines 235 operational and planned solar power plants around the world in 2018. This map enables you to zoom in close on both Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) and Photovoltaic (PV) power stations in order to understand how they are designed.

Locations were determined by the following sources:

• The National Renewable Energy Laboratory SolarPACES database
• Wikipedia’s List of Solar Thermal Power Stations
• Wikipedia’s List of Photovoltaic Power Stations

Tags

Operational Solar Power Plants Concentrated Solar Power stations Photovoltaic Power Stations interactive map map 3D map educational self-learning individual learning

Map Legend

  • Power Tower (CSP)
  • Linear Fresnel Reflector (CSP)
  • Parabolic Trough (CSP)
  • Photovoltaic Power

Map Type

GeoJSON


Map Source

http://climateviewer.org/layers/MRM/Green-Energy-Solutions/Concentrated-Solar-Power-Photovoltaic-Parks-2018-ClimateViewer-3D.geojson


Attribution

George Stiller, MyReadingMapped™

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